BA (Hons) Art and the Environment
UCAS Code: W190
This unique degree has been designed to allow the freedom to explore current aesthetic, political, cultural and environmental issues with the understanding that the studio extends beyond the indoor space.
The BA (Hons) Art and the Environment aims to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of art in theory and practice, allied to knowledge of a range of related creative activities. It seeks to look outwards from the start,having a clear focus on the world of employment from the beginning.
Students will develop an individual approach and gain the required skills to successfully become a creative professional.
Employability is a key theme within the course to prepare students for a working life in the full range of creative practices.
A key aspect of the course is the opportunity for students to direct their learning towards personal interests and vocational aspirations. You'll develop engendering increasing independence and self-reliance in preparation for lifelong reskilling and occupational resilience.
BA (Hons) Art and the Environment can be studied in three years full time or six years part time.
|SEMESTER 1||SEMESTER 2|
|Exploring Key Ideas in Art and the Environment||Exploring Media & Sustainability|
|Principles of Sustainable Development|
|Past and Contemporary Artists||Art Movements|
|Skills Acquisition and Work Placement|
|SEMESTER 3||SEMESTER 4|
|Developing Ideas in Art and the Environment||Public Exhibition Land Art|
|Analysing Art||Cross-disciplinary Projects|
|Researching for Your Practice|
|SEMESTER 5||SEMESTER 6|
|Communicating Ideas in Art and the Environment||Degree Show|
|Writing about Art||History, Theory and Your Own Practice|
|Preparing for Employment|
UCAS Tariff Points
GCE A Levels
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
BTEC Level 3 Diploma
C & G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720)
C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma
C & G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080)
C & G Level 3 Diploma
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
All applicants must hold a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C/4 or above to include English, Maths and Science.
Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying Access to HE Diploma courses. For more information please contact Admissions.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL/APEL)
The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course.
- Guest speakers and critics
- Seminars and debates
- Studio practicals
- Group work
- Inquiry-based learning
- Gallery visits and study tours
The assessment strategy for this course makes use of a variety of methods to appraise and develop a comprehensive range of student skills.The following list shows the variety of assessment methods experienced on this course.
- Art Projects
- Visual presentations
- Spoken presentations
- Peer critiques
- Practical projects